Stars get Ott back, put Burish on injured reserve

The Dallas Stars have activated forward Steve Ott from injured

reserve to replace forward Adam Burish, who is expected to be out

at least four weeks with a broken left hand.

Burish was put on injured reserve Thursday, two days after he

got hit on the hand by a puck shot by a teammate in a game.

Ott missed six games with a hip injury. He is expected to play

Friday night when the Pacific Division-leading Stars are at


Burish had three goals and five assists in 16 games. Last

season, he missed eight games with a fractured orbital bone and

another 11 games because of a lower-body injury.

Ott had two goals and six assists with 25 penalty minutes in 11

games before getting hurt.